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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - December 5, 1999, Burlington, IowaWeather q ocal rain Falls on Weatherman a Parade Page lifestyle ii business finding love family beyond bloodlines Wabash stays Union a for now at least Section Section Burlington places fourth in tourney Section by global Trade to having a hard time keeping up wit economic changes. Knight Ridder newspapers Seattle a the Trade Battle of Seattle that ended in an angry swirl of mistrust and disarray late Friday clearly demonstrated that global business and investment is transforming the world faster than the powerful institution created to help make them play by the rules. In fact the abject failure of the 135-members of the world tirade organization to even agree on a framework for new Trade talks heightens the possibility that some future dispute Over such new technologies As Bio engineered food or electronic Commerce could unintentionally launch a damaging Trade War. It deeply undermines the global leadership of the Clinton administration at a time when expanding International Trade was a Centrepiece of the presidents foreign policy Agenda. And while the environmental and labor activists who paralysed this City a downtown Core with Street protests Ware Quick to proclaim Victory the failure of the to process does no to necessarily put their issues any closer to being resolved by the worlds Trade ministers. More Likely the entire Agenda for liberalizing global Trade while putting civic concerns and Green issues on the table will be stalled while the United states conducts a presiden tial election in which the to a an organization most americans had never heard of a week ago a now becomes a major Issue. A these issues of globalization now Cut so deeply into the politics of Peoples lives that new ways have to be found to move the Agenda a said John Zysman director of the Berkeley round table on International Trade at University of California Berkeley after the talks collapsed. A we have to integrate broader conversations into the whole to until this week few in Washington thought a vote that Congress must take next year on w Hether the United states should leave the wto1 would be anything other than a formality. After All the major presidential candidates from both parties support free Trade. But the congressional vote was a prerequisite demanded by former Republican speaker of the House Newt Gingrich As the Price for congressional approval of the Uruguay round of Trade talks in 1994. In the midst of the broken storefront Glass and anti corporate Graffiti that gave Seattle a new reputation for trouble some corporate lobbyists fear an embarrassing debate on Capitol Hill. They said they would have to step up their efforts to explain the benefits of Trade to a newly sceptical american Public. A we clearly Haven to done enough to sell the free Trade Agenda a said the dejected director of a global Man fac see Trade Page 9a> news analysis a inside town s oldest news Tiner business / Section d comics / Section f deaths / 9b happenings / 10e lottery numbers / 9b Reader services / 3a City amp Region / 3a crossword 9d family album/4c Iowa amp Illinois 2,4a nation amp world 9,10a sports Section b 452 pages. 22 sections classifieds / Section e dear Abby / 9d for the record / 9b lifestyle Section c outdoors / 8b to week. / Section h 6 ""63331 "001 50�?o11 163rd year a no. 149 Burlington Iowa december 5. 1999inm�?n in re n in a nuni a r inside today $1 -50 a a a a i Bauer takes his cuts at gop rivals a just think of the changes in the past years. Try to picture what the next 40 years will bring. We can t do enough for our children of today who Are the citizens of Wal Jessup president state University of Iowa speaking at the dedication of Oak Street Junior High May 7,1931 tribal Casino the Hawk ii election 2000 conservative activist swats at Bush Forbes. The associated press West Des Moines a conservative activist Gary Bauer criticized republicans George w. Bush and Steve Forbes for not attending a candidate forum on saturday saying the two skipped the event to avoid answering a Tough Bauer one of six candidates vying for the Republican nomination spoke to about 50 members of Iowa Sharp formerly know n As the american association of retired persons. A they re going Down the Road fairly typical of politicians. They re Tell # Battle of Seattle could launch damaging Trade War Bonus Memoir for the millennium ing everybody they can have everything a Bauer said of Bush and Forbes social Security plans. Bauers health care proposals push to guarantee social Security benefits to current retirees and take better care of the nations veterans. Bauer trailing gop front runner Bush and the leading conservative Forbes in the National polls did no to miss an Opportunity to criticize the two candidates for not attending the drawing fire for admitting teens a winnebagos Kehl among those speaking out against the move. By Mike Augspurger the Hawk Eye the general manager of Southeast Iowa a gambling boat believes its wrong that an american Indian tribes Western Iowa Casino w ill allow 18 year Olds to Roll the Dice. State officials on Friday said the Winnebago indians have violated the spirit of an agreement with Iowa by allowing the youths to Gamble. The Winn vegas Casino near Sloan lowered the gambling age to 18 on wednesday surprising state officials who Learned of the changes the following Day. A we done to believe the tribe is authorized to allow individuals under 21 to Gamble a said David warming spokesman for the now a department of inspections and appeals. A we Are very concerned about the Dan Kehl general manager of Catfish Bend riverboat Casino see Casino Page 5a> Mars Polar Lander still lost in space a Nasa hours tick by with no Call from $165m space Craft. The associated press Pasadena Calif. A anxiously waiting for a second Day Nasa scientists hoped saturday for a signal from the still silent Mars Polar Lander a Craft some say May have been in trouble even before it left the launch pad 11 months ago. Weeks before the $165 million Craft began its descent towards the red. Planet questions were raised about the Mission and whether it w As doomed by tight budgets and under staffing. A window of Opportunity for Contact with the still silent spacecraft opened at 10 30 . Cost and nothing was received. It has not been heard from since Friday when it began its fiery descent toward Mars. The next window is this afternoon. Mission controllers say they have not exhausted All the simple explanations for the Lack of a signal like a misprinted Antenna or a computer see Mars Page 5a> space junkies wait anxiously. Story on Page 9a. See Bauer Page 5a> John Lovretta the Hawk Eye sitting in a desk at Zion school Southwest of Sperry was a daily occurrence for Leona Granaman Schmeiser from 1933 to 1942. The former student at the one room school House a who went on to teach in four other such schools a says students were Well taught despite the Lack of the modern Day learning tools that schools now have in great abundance. Evolution in schools a education methods change but the goal remains the same. Byh Raig t. Neises the Hawk Eye to say that this has been a Century of change in education would be to define the word aside from a few Scholastic fundamentals. Like teacher teaching and student learning the tools and techniques used to educate today a children Bear Little resemblance to the Way students were taught decades ago. Even beyond the Hows and. Whats of Modem education the school environment has changed drastically too a both physically and socially. Longtime Burlington school District administrator Leroy Pease said the biggest difference he sees in schools today Are the students themselves. A we have a lot of kids in school that we just did no to used to have a Pease said. A and that a Pease said the credit for that goes to president Lyndon John son who in the 1960s pushed legislation to provide Federal funds for special education. That move he said brought children into the schools who have a look Back at been served isun a storied previously. History. Story while that on Page 2a. Might occasionally be blamed for declining test scores and increasing discipline problems Pease said giving every child an Opportunity is the greater Good. A those individuals Are getting the advantages of education in whatever degree they can absorb it a he said. Leona Granaman Schmeiser West Burlington who taught for 43 years including nine years in country schools agreed. In 1942, Schmeiser was the Only eighth grader to graduate from Zion school. There was another boy in her Grade she said but he did no to finish school. Despite that though she said he went on to Success and a Siz c lass rooms have changed throughout the years but the connection Between teacher and student remains a focus of education. Above a scene from the 1951 Burlington High school yearbook the Pathfinder. Able paycheck at the ammunition Plant. That Story holds a lesson for All teachers about their students she said. A a done to Ever judge them a Schmeiser said. A you done to know where they re going to Burlington school Pease a relationship with Burlington a schools dates Back to when he was 14 and his family see schools Page 5a>

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